Bromheadia brevifolia Ridl. 1897 SECTION Aporodes

Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Rernz Herbaria Website.

Another Flower?

Photo by the Orchids of Malaya Website

Plant and Flower?

Photo by Azhar Nazar Khan

Part sunWarm CoolWinterSpring SummerFall

Common Name The Short-Leaved Bromheadia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo in lower montane forests on tree branches at elevations around 600 to 1600 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a compressed stem with .16" [4 mm] between each laterally compressed, imbricating, stiff, straight, elliptic not very acute leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a branched or not, to 1/2" [1.1 cm] long, successively 1 to 12 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing hmm; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Bromheadia Scheidelen & de Vogel 1997 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman Wood etal 2001; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fideThe Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide